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Facebook opens first Africa office

Facebook announced Monday it had opened its first African office in Johannesburg as part of its efforts "to help people and businesses connect" on the continent.

dateJun 29, 2015 in Internet
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Singapore nets biggest ivory seizure in decade

Singapore authorities seized the biggest illegal shipment of ivory and other exotic animal parts in more than a decade Tuesday, with the haul from Kenya worth an estimated Sg$8 million ($6 million).

dateMay 19, 2015 in Ecology
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Thai customs make new three-tonne ivory seizure

More than three tonnes of elephant ivory have been found at a Thai port stashed in a container shipped from Kenya, customs said Monday, the second huge haul of tusks from Africa in less than a week.

dateApr 27, 2015 in Ecology
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